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CNC ESS Controls System

Discussion in 'Other Builds' started by Jacob Lotter, Jan 9, 2019.

  1. Jacob Lotter

    Jacob Lotter Journeyman
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    Jacob Lotter published a new build:

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  2. Michael.M

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    Looking good Jacob! I would like to accomplish something similar, as the budget permits... I like those ethernet connections to the drivers. So most of this was purchased from the same place?
     
  3. Jacob Lotter

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    yup almost everything you see there was purchased from that site, minus the contactor, breakers, dinn psu's, terminal blocks. They have a great selection of parts, but the shipping department has the IQ of toast. It was a pricey upgrade, but nothing some overtime can't fix, in my case at least.
     
  4. sharmstr

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    Nice progress! Regarding "With the addition to larger 425 oz/in steppers (which I am still not certain will work yet, crossing my fingers)", I finally finished my Y axis upgrades using the liner rails that you suggested and 1/2 lead screws. It took some doing (a lot adjusting and a few shims in key spots) but I was able to run a job last night using the og nema 23s and the xpro that came with the workbee. It even held up to some 19mm DOC, 1mm WOC @ 2500mm/min speeds. I have no intention of using them, but I havent ordered the new motors and drives yet. Basically the point I'm getting at is those 425oz should be more than enough. Cant wait for you to finish!
     
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  5. Jacob Lotter

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    Thats a relief to hear! i will be installing tge controls box to the cnc today and tomorrow! update should be quick.
     
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    Are you going to be running the bigger motor on the Z axis? I think I was concerned about the extra weight, but then I remembered the dual linear rails makes the cbeam stronger.
     
  7. Jacob Lotter

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    Yup i have the larger motor on the z axis as well. I decided to sell the motors, and controller to recoup some costs haha. These motors sure are strong, need to be extra careful of crashes as these will probably have the strength to rip the gantries apart.
     
  8. sharmstr

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    Smart. Good to hear that the motors are working out.
     

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